Timo Pertilä

Information & Communications Technology

Power Platform Office 365 SharePoint Productivity

Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland

Timo Pertilä

Microsoft MVP (Business Applications) / Power Platform + Office 365 geek / Speaker / Blogger

Power Platform & Office 365 Consultant. 20 years' experience on IT industry. Helping customers to make the most of their Microsoft investments.

Currently working most of the time with Power Platform. But loving also Teams, Planner, SharePoint, Microsoft Graph, PowerShell, Bot Framework etc.

Wrote over 100 blog post related to Office 365 / Azure during the last 2 years.


Currently working as a Power Platform consultant at Forward Forever

Current sessions

How to get started with Power Apps

Power Apps is essential part of the Power Platform. Many user think that Power Apps development is hard to learn and even harder to master.

This session have everything you need to get rapid start with Power Apps developing.

Basics about how in practice start building Power Apps. And tons of tips and tricks to be more productive.

- When to use Power Apps
- Power Apps editor walk through
- Basic controls and how to use them
- Utilizing different datasources
- Sharing your App
- Debugging


PowerApps Deep Dive

You have build some simple PowerApps and want to learn more? This is the session for you.

Things to cover:

- Delegation
- Can I use big SharePoint lists in my solution?
- When I should use the SQL database instead of the SharePoint list?
- What causes the slowness on my PowerApps? Can I do something to fix it?
- Components? How to use them and when?

Session contains demos and lessons learned from real projects.


4 steps to take control of Power Automate and Power Apps in your organization

Citizen developers are here with Power platform. They will create plenty of nice Flows and Power Apps.

But if organizations aren't prepared, it will be a total mess from the governance point of view.

After this session, you will know how to avoid this mess in a way both citizen developers and IT are happy.


Top 10 things people mess up with Power Apps

With every tool, you can do things perfectly, fine or almost fine. This is ok.

But in some cases, you can make horrible mistakes.

In this session, I go through common mistakes people do with Power Apps. Some are just small details, some are bigger ones. But as a Power Apps maker, you should be aware of these.


Tips & tricks to build nice looking and performant Power Apps

Power Apps is a wonderful tool. You can build applications unbelievable fast with it. Power Apps can be used by phone or browser. You can embed it to Teams, SharePoint, PowerBI or Model-driven app.

Power Apps are everywhere! And everyone can build them.

But there are two common topics when talking about Power Apps.

1) They all look the same (and ugly)
2) They are slow

In this session, you learn what you can do about these 2 topics.


Building RPA solutions with UI Flows

Do you want to learn how to build real Robotic Process Automation (RPA) solutions with Power Automate? This can be done with UI Flows.

You can include use of legacy systems and/or websites in your Flows. This opens up all kinds of new possibilities to automate processes.

In this session, you learn
- What is RPA and why it is so interesting
- How you can build your own RPA solution with Power Automate
- What restrictions UI Flows have


Past and future events

365 Saturday Warsaw 2020 VIRTUAL

2 Oct 2020
Warsaw, Mazovia, Poland

SharePoint Hyvät, pahat ja rumat (SharePoint Good, Bad and Ugly) 2020

5 May 2020 - 6 May 2020
Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland

Microsoft Techdays 2020

4 Mar 2020 - 5 Mar 2020
Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland

European SharePoint, Office 365 & Azure Conference

2 Dec 2019 - 5 Dec 2019
Prague, Hlavní mÄ›sto Praha, Czechia

SharePoint and Office365 Saturday Munich 2019

29 Nov 2019
Munich, Bavaria, Germany

SharePoint Saturday Belgium 2019

18 Oct 2019
Brussels, Brussels Capital, Belgium

PowerPlatform Saturday Sweden 2019

4 Oct 2019
Stockholm, Sweden

SharePoint Saturday Helsinki 2019

27 Sep 2019
Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland

SharePoint & Office 365 Saturday Madrid 2019

21 Jun 2019
Madrid, Spain

SharePoint Hyvät, pahat ja rumat (SharePoint Good, Bad and Ugly) 2019

23 May 2019 - 24 May 2019
Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland

Microsoft Techdays 2019

27 Feb 2019 - 28 Feb 2019
Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland

SharePoint Saturday Bremen/North Germany 2019

1 Feb 2019
Bremen, Germany

SharePoint hyvät, pahat ja rumat (SharePoint Good, Bad and Ugly) 2018

12 Dec 2018
Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland